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Up against terrible approval ratings during his first 100 days in office, Donald Trump must be desperate to show any legislative accomplishment. So, today he announced his “tax reform plan.” 

Thanks to Holly Erwin and Jeff Wiggins for this post.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

When Air Force One swooped over the crowd of thousands of protesters outside Freedom Hall in Louisville, there was a roar of disapproval that surpassed the noise of the sound of the jet.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Some western Kentucky Democrats wonder about the timing of their Republican congressman’s next town hall-style meeting.

Freshman Rep. James Comer of Tompkinsville is scheduled to huddle with constituents in Paducah tomorrow though the House is set to vote today on the GOP’s alternative to the Affordable Care Act.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

“Why is the media so anti-union?”

This retired reporter-turned-history-teacher could retire if he had a dime for every time he’s heard a union brother or sister ask that question.

Robert “Bob” Cox, President of Local Union 9800, is not only worried about how the failure of Congress to pass the Miners Protection Act will affect himself and his family, he is also concerned about the devastation that will come to his community if 22,600 retirees and their dependents lose their health care at the end of April. “It would affect everyone in the community,” Cox said.

By Kay Tillow

United Steelworkers Local 1999 of Indianapolis has endorsed HR 676, national single payer health care legislation sponsored by Congressman John Conyers, reports local president Chuck Jones.

USW Local 1999 and President Jones have been through a stretch of difficult times battling for their 3,000 members who work in manufacturing in 12 different plants including Carrier Corporation.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 20, 2017) – Today the Kentucky Democratic Party released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s visit to Kentucky:

 

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By KATE RYAN
 
Nearly two months into Trump’s presidency, we’ve seen all the stories imploring us to write, call, and fax our senators about the issues that matter most to us.